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Poverty in Texas, see page 299

The variables included in the dataset are:

  • POV a dichotomous outcome variable indicates whether 20% or more of the county's residents live in poverty

  • BLK the proportion of Black residents in the county

  • LAT the proportion of Latino residents in the county

  • GVT a dichotomous variable indicating whether government activities contributed a weighted annual average of 25

  • SVC a dichotomous variable indicating whether service activities contributed a weighted annual average of 50

  • FED a dichotomous variable indicating whether federally owned lands make up 30

  • XFR a dichotomous factor indicating whether income from transfer payments (federal, state, and local) contributed a weighted annual average of 25 percent or more of total personal income over the past three years

  • POP the log of the county population total for 1989

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